Monthly Archives: February 2016

Council electricity deal for Redland community groups


Redland City Council will launch an electricity trial that it hopes will provide community and sporting groups with significant savings on their power costs. Under the trial, community non-profit associations on Council-controlled land would be offered access to the city’s bulk electricity rate. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the move followed research which showed  Continue reading…

Have your say – Redlands campaign to better protect koalas


Council is proposing a change to the City’s local laws to include five new koala areas that will improve the overall safety of koalas by limiting their interaction with dogs. Mayor Karen Williams said Council was asking for community feedback on the proposed changes that were aimed at reducing the number of koalas killed or  Continue reading…

ANZAC Centenary Park name change approved


Kinsail Court Park will soon be known as ANZAC Centenary Park, following Australian Government approval of the name change. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had applied for permission to rename a Cleveland park, across the road from the Redlands Returned Services League (RSL) and Cenotaph, in honour of the centenary of the ANZAC  Continue reading…

Council sponsorship available


Redland City Council sponsorship is available for upcoming community initiatives, including events, projects, services or activities that are held in Redland City. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the latest round of sponsorship will open on 15¬†February and support initiatives to be held between July and December this year, with applications accepted until Friday 18  Continue reading…

Stonefish warning renewed


Redland City Council has renewed warnings about the dangers of stonefish after reports of more encounters at popular City swimming and wading spots this week. Signs warning beachgoers of the dangers have been erected along foreshores across the Redlands, including the mainland, North Stradbroke Island, Coochiemudlo Island and the Southern Moreton Bay Islands. They will  Continue reading…